Human papillomavirus infection and immunization strategies

Andreea Teodora Benga, Mădălina Preda
2018 Infectio ro  
The infection with Human papillomavirus remains an important factor in the production of cervical, vaginal, vulvar, anal and oropharyngeal cancers. This is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections, with a tropism for tissues such as squamous or mucosal epithelium. Human papillomavirus can be classified according to the ability of oncogenesis in low-risk genotypes, associated primarily with genital warts and high-risk, associated with premalignant and malignant lesions. The
more » ... esions. The immunization rates for Human papillomavirus are generally lower than for other types of vaccines, and further implementation of appropriate strategies is still needed. Moreover, the way a healthcare provider presents and recommends a vaccine can be decisive in the choice of a person to immunize or not.
doi:10.26416/inf.54.2.2018.1830 fatcat:5wvpxd47dna5vcml7cnfdtn22u